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Readers sound off on prison spending plan, city pension problem, troubled veterans.

February 07, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…
Tucson couple to pay $5M to settle fraud charges

Tucson couple to pay $5M to settle fraud charges

Investment in software company was unregistered and misrepresented, state says.

February 03, 2015 5:15 pm
Man with appetite sought in Sahuarita fraud probe

Man with appetite sought in Sahuarita fraud probe

Police said the man is wanted in connection with fraud at Circle K, Whataburger, Burger King and the TNT Fashion store.

January 26, 2015 11:34 am
Indictment won't affect pension for ex-Tucson paramedic

Indictment won't affect pension for ex-Tucson paramedic

Herbert Oxnam will continue to get his $5,019 monthly retirement check.

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Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Report: Employee paid co-workers to call in sick so he could get overtime.

December 18, 2014 9:30 pm Related Loading…
Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Paramedic would pay co-workers to call in sick so he could work overtime.

December 18, 2014 12:36 pmLoading…
Caregiver gets 10 years for defrauding elderly patient

Caregiver gets 10 years for defrauding elderly patient

Forged hundreds of checks but had little to show for it. 

December 04, 2014 6:45 pm
Whistleblower who got $6 million still on lookout for fraud

Whistleblower who got $6 million still on lookout for fraud

She speaks out after instigating largest false-claims settlement in Arizona history.

October 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related Loading…
'Sovereign citizen' boycotts own trial, convicted of fraud

'Sovereign citizen' boycotts own trial, convicted of fraud

Defendant was part of larger anti-government movement that denies federal authority.

August 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson firefighters investigated over time-card discrepancies

Tucson firefighters investigated over time-card discrepancies

City officials won't talk about the probe, which began in April.

August 15, 2014 8:30 amLoading…
AG fraud investigation forces auto-shop owner out

AG fraud investigation forces auto-shop owner out

Sting operation finds franchisee lied, did unnecessary repairs.

August 02, 2014 10:15 pmLoading…
10 with US resident status accused of benefits fraud

10 with US resident status accused of benefits fraud

Arizona AG indicts 10 for AHCCCS, SSI fraud

July 14, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Woman who bilked WWII vet gets 6½  yrs.

Woman who bilked WWII vet gets 6½ yrs.

Judge says sentence is partially aggravated based on sophisticated and prolonged scheme. 

July 02, 2014 12:00 am
Credit union workers accused of fraud, theft

Credit union workers accused of fraud, theft

Two credit union employees accused of stealing from customer accounts. 

June 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Woman admits bilking WW II vet out of $2.6 million

Woman admits bilking WW II vet out of $2.6 million

Woman who defrauded elderly man of millions said admits allegations. 

June 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Law and Order Briefs

Tucson Law and Order Briefs

Tucson firefighters rescue man in trench

April 29, 2014 12:00 am Related

Tucson Electric parent UNS Energy staves off pair of bankruptcy hoaxes

Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp., parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., was the target of a failed hoax in which someone filed fraudulent bankruptcy papers on the company’s behalf.

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Former Arizona Air National Guard commander takes plea deal

A former Arizona Air National Guard commander has agreed to deal allowing him to avoid prosecution on charges he masterminded a scheme to falsify records to receive added pay.

February 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Oro Valley police seek pair suspected of credit card fraud

Oro Valley police seek pair suspected of credit card fraud

The Oro Valley Police Department is asking for help locating two people suspected of being involved in a credit card scam. 

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